The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has admitted that one of their newly-elected members of Berlin’s state parliament was once a member of the extremist right-wing, anti-Islam group known as the German Defence League.

As reported by The Local, Kay Nerstheimer, who was elected to the parliament as a direct candidate for the eastern Lichtenberg district, had been a member of the group as recently as 2012.

The German Defence League - styled after the English Defence League - declares that...

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